Heat a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and saute onions, peppers, celery, garlic, and remaining tablespoons Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning and cook until veggies are tender about 5 minutes.
Next, add seasoned chicken thighs and cook until brown and no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Then add andouille sausage and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add chicken stock, can of crushed tomatoes, bay leaves, and 1 ½ cup dry Cilantro Lime Right Rice and stir. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes until the rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. If the mixture becomes too dry add more stock a ¼ cup at a time.
Remove bay leaves, then stir in shrimp and cook for about 5 minutes or until they become pink. Season with salt and pepper to taste and remove the pot from heat. Garnish with chopped parsley and enjoy!
In a small bowl, whisk together egg and Worcestershire. Add egg mixture to meat mixture, and mix well with your hands. Shape mixture into 12 palm-size meat balls. Set aside.
Fill a 10-inch cast-iron stockpot or Dutch oven with 2 inches of water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a medium. Add roux; cook, stirring constantly, until melted. Reduce heat; add meatballs, garlic, remaining onion, remaining bell pepper, and water to cover meatballs. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon of Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning.; stir carefully. Cook over medium heat for about 1½ hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in green onion and parsley during last 10 minutes of cooking. Serve hot cooked rice.
In a 8-quart stockpot, heat oil over medium heat for about 5 minutes; add flour stirring to combine. Cook stirring frequently, until peanut butter roux forms, about 20 minutes.
While it's impossible to get tired of fried chicken, you can shake things up by covering it in C'est Bon Slaw to create a deep-fried club sandwich. This recipe if from our cookbook Growing Up Cajun. You’ll find everything in this cookbook for an authentic Cajun feast, like Mama Jen’s Cajun Cornbread and Cajun Mardi Gras staples, such as Chicken & Sausage Gumbo.
Add chicken to dish, making sure meat is submerged. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
In a large cast-iron skillet, pour oil to depth of 1 inch, and heat over medium heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 350°.In another 13x9-inch baking dish, stir together flour and Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning.
Remove chicken from buttermilk mixture, discarding marinade. Dredge chicken in flour mixture, turning to coat. Working in batches, fry chicken until browned on both sides and a meat thermometer inserted in thickest.
C'est Bon Slaw
In a large bowl, combine cabbages, carrot, and onion.
In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise and all remaining ingredients. Pour mayonnaise mixture over cabbage mixture, stirring to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Essential to Cajun cuisine and its history, this classic Acadian dish uses smoked pork stomach sausage and other flavorful ingredients to create a rich, comforting meal. This recipe comes from our cookbook Growing Up Cajun. You’ll find everything in this cookbook for an authentic Cajun feast, like Mama Jen’s Cajun Cornbread and Cajun Mardi Gras staples, such as Chicken & Sausage Gumbo. From squirrel season to crawfish season, you’ll be inspired by the true flavors of Louisiana.
In a large cast-iron stockpot or Dutch oven, heat sausage and water just to cover over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until water is evaporated and sausage begins to brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Add more water until sausage is covered, and cook, stirring frequently, until no water is left.
Add tomatoes with chiles; cook with sausage and keep stirring until sausage is browned, about 10 minutes. Stir in Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; saute for about 7 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in a little water. Add ponce, and add water until half of ponce is covered. Cover and cook over medium heat until tender, about 1 ½ hours, turning 3 or 4 times, and poking once with a skewer in several places to release juices.
Add green onion and parsley. Slice ponce in a pot with gravy. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Serve over hot cooked rice.
Chicken Sauce Piquante is a traditional Cajun recipe that has been around for generations. With a reddish spicy gravy, it has incredible flavor and is fairly simple to prepare. Served over rice, the dish was and still is a staple in many households in and around the Acadian area. For more recipes like this check out our cookbook Growing Up Cajun!
In a 4-quart stockpot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until browned on all sides. (Don't be afraid to burn the chicken a little or for it to stick to the bottom of the pot. This is where the gravy will come from.) Remove chicken from pot.
Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, and just enough water to cover bottom of pot (about 1 cup); saute until vegetables are softened. Add tomato sauce; saute for 10 minutes. Add broth, cream, mushrooms, and remaining 1 tablespoon of Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning; saute for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; return chicken to pot, and fill pot with just to top of the chicken (about 1 quart). Cover and boil, stirring occasionally, until chicken is tender, about 1 hour.
Reduce heat, and uncover; stir in green onion and parsley. Simmer for 10 minutes. Serve over hot cooked rice.
All the spices and flavors of chuck roast are combined with sandwich fixin's and fresh rolls- lunch is served. This delicious recipe is from our Growing Up Cajun Cookbook. Whether it’s a holiday, a family gathering, or just a Saturday spent with friends eating crawfish, these dishes are made for joyful occasions spent with music, laughter, and everyone pitching in to create a delicious meal.
Make small cuts about every 3 inches into roast, being careful not to pierce through to bottom; insert garlic slices into cuts. Sprinkle both sides of roast with Slap Ya Mama Original Blend Cajun Seasoning, salt, and pepper.
In a large Dutch oven, heat oil over high heat until almost smoking. Carefully add roast; cook until well browned on all sides. Remove from pan; reduce heat to medium. Add onion and carrot; cook until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Return roast to pan; add stocks, Worcestershire, Slap Ya Mama Cajun Hot Sauce, thyme, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a low. Cover and simmer until meat is fork-tender, about 3hours. Using 2 forks, shred beef.
Using a spatula, spread mayonnaise onto bottom half of each roll. Top with lettuce and tomato. Spoon roast beef with gravy on top. Cover with top half of roll!
This dish was submitted by Chef Bradley Mcwillie to our Virtual Cook-off! It placed 4th out of nearly 100 dishes. Give this dish a try you won't regret it! For more of Chef Mcwillie's dishes check out his Instagram @chefbradleymcwillie
This yummy Voodoo Linguine was submitted into our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off by Mrs.Morris Cooks! She was inspired to bring the Louisiana taste to the midwest with this dish. Give it a try you won't regret it!
Heat olive oil in a cast-iron skillet. Pat chicken thighs dry with a paper towel and season generously with Slap Ya Mama - Original Blend Cajun Seasoning. Heat skillet on medium-high heat. Add to the heated skillet, skin side down.
Brown chicken until skin is crispy and golden, turn chicken to skin side up, transfer pan to the preheated oven, and roast for 20 minutes.
When the chicken has roasted for 20 minutes, turn off the oven and leave to stay warm until the noodles are done.
In a large non-stick skillet, heat butter and add your celery, onion, and bell pepper. Sautee until soft and a little browned along the edge.
Deglaze with the white wine! (Pour the wine into the pan and stir well, scraping up any browned bits of veg).
Add all of the remaining ingredients- fire-roasted green chiles, petite diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, lemon zest, lemon juice, bay leaves, jalapeno and thyme.
Bring the skillet to a boil, then reduce heat to medium/low and simmer while you cook the linguine.
Drizzle some oil in a large pot of boiling salted water, add 1 tablespoon of salt and the linguine, and cook for 7 to 10 minutes, or according to the directions on the package.
Serve cooked noodles with the chunky sauce from your non-stick skillet and your roasted chicken. Top with Parmesan and Slap Ya Mama-Pepper Sauce!
Combine 1 cup whole buttermilk and 1 tablespoon Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce in a large bowl. Place chicken breasts in a bowl, arranging so that they are all coated with buttermilk mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 3-8 hours.
Fill a large Dutch oven or deep cast-iron skillet ½ - ⅔ of the way with vegetable oil. Bring oil to 350° over medium heat
While oil comes to correct temperature, combine 1 ½ cups self-rising flour and ¼ cup Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning in a shallow bowl. Stir well to combine.
In a separate bowl, combine ½ cup mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons chopped dill pickle, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce, stirring to combine. Cover and set the bowl aside.
Working in batches remove the chicken breast from the buttermilk mixture, allowing excess to run off. Coat both sides of chicken in flour mixture, gently shaking to remove excess. Fry chicken breasts for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until chicken is golden brown and fully cooked. Drain cooked chicken breast on a cooling rack that is set over a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle hot chicken with Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning
This delicious meal was created by Elliott Wilson, the winner of our Slap Ya Mama Virtual Cook-off! His dish was inspired by his wife's Louisiana Roots a this is his own "Creole Cuisine Creation". Give Elliott's Corn Maque Choux Andouille Braid a try, you won't regret it! For more of Elliott's yummy cooking check out his Instagram @elliotts.table